Prince George’s County has announced that Council Member Derrick Leon Davis will serve as Council Chairman and Council Member Dannielle E. Glaros will serve as Council Vice Chair for the coming year.
A Prince George’s County press release shared County Executive Baker’s statement:
“I congratulate Council Member Derrick Leon Davis and Council Member Dannielle Glaros on being selected as the new Prince George’s County Council Chairman and Vice Chair respectively. I look forward to working with them as we continue to enhance the quality of life of Prince Georgians by growing our economy, improving our education system, as well as continuing to focus on public safety and health care.
Both Derrick and Dannielle excel at serving the needs of their constituents while understanding that progress in all communities throughout Prince George’s County is important to success in their respective districts. As parents, they have the sense of urgency to address the growing needs within our school system. And, as leaders, they are collaborators and innovators who know how to build consensus and get things done for the residents of Prince George’s County. I am confident that under their leadership, the Prince George’s County Council and our community will soar to new heights.
I also want to recognize the contributions and achievements of outgoing Council Chairman Mel Franklin. For the past two years he has been an advocate for this County and the people of District 9. Chairman Franklin worked diligently to make this County a better place and I applaud his commitment and leadership.
Prince George’s County is at the precipice of fulfilling its destiny. Our success over the years is grounded in the executive and legislative branches working in collaboration to address important issues. Each day, we are working to make Prince George’s County the “Place to Be” and I look forward to working with this leadership team and the entire Council to make it happen.”